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# in-court - Friday 11 October, 2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.

# in-court - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 Liverpool defender Lovren charged with perjury along with Croatian team-mate Modric IN COURT

Liverpool defender Lovren charged with perjury along with Croatian team-mate Modric

The 29-year-old has denied any wrongdoing, however.

# in-court - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Man charged with trying to drown Jack Russell by tying water drum to its neck

The 35-year-old appeared before a judge in Drogheda yesterday.

# in-court - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man charged with the murder of Dublin woman Patricia O'Connor

Green told gardaí that he acted in self-defence.

# in-court - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations IN COURT

Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations

The Cameroon star could also face a fine of €14.3m.

# in-court - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

'Singing' priest and serial abuser Tony Walsh jailed for raping boy three times in 1980s

The judge said Walsh’s abuse of the victim had “plagued his life to date”.

# in-court - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Man accused of raping wife says someone used 'black magic' on their relationship

The 42-year-old accused said he had been “cursed” in his native country.

# in-court - Monday 20 June, 2016

Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse

The now 50-year-old man has since been diagnosed as a paedophile by a psychiatrist.

# in-court - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told

The driver of the Nissan Micra has been sentenced to 18 months, with the final 9 suspended.

# in-court - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man who killed parents with axe found not guilty by reason of insanity

The jury of seven men and five women came back with unanimous verdicts on both counts.

# in-court - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears

Julian Cuddihy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of his parents.

# in-court - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Man (29) charged in relation to murder of Gareth Hutch

Gareth Hutch was shot dead at the Avondale House flats in Dublin last week.

# in-court - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister

The court heard the abuse stopped when the girl eventually confided in her parents, who confronted the boy.

# in-court - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl

The judge ordered him to complete the recovery programme in which he’s currently participating.

# in-court - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

David Mahon threatened to stab stepson's girlfriend, court hears

David Mahon is accused of murdering his stepson, Dean Fitzpatrick, in May 2013.

# in-court - Friday 15 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 times it all kicked off in Irish courts IN COURT

12 times it all kicked off in Irish courts

UNREAL drama.

# in-court - Monday 11 April, 2016

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence

The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.

# in-court - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Michael Lowry will stand trial for tax offences

He will appear in court in March of next year.

# in-court - Monday 4 April, 2016

Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'

John and Wayne Dundon open appeals against their convictions this week in the Court of Appeal.

Suspended sentence for man who glassed ex-wife's new partner

The victim needed ten stitches to a facial wound and was left with a 2cm long hairline scar.

# in-court - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Man who raped sister with a screwdriver jailed for 11 years

The abuse began when the woman was just ten years old. The 33-year-old man was convicted earlier this year.

Two former Anglo officials have had their convictions quashed

Tiarnan O’Mahoney (56) and Bernard Daly (67) were handed prison sentences last year.

# in-court - Monday 14 March, 2016

Ex-Anglo boss David Drumm has been granted bail on strict conditions

The former Anglo CEO arrived on a flight from the US early this morning.

# in-court - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

He appeared in court this week.

# in-court - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Court hears man accused of Kilkenny woman's murder had been 'freaking her out'

Security staff testified that the accused had been ‘hanging around’ the victim’s workplace.

# in-court - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers

The youngest arrested as part of the operation was just 15-years-old.

# in-court - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Father (71) jailed for six years for 'heinous' sexual abuse of three children

The children ranged in age between six and 15 years during the period of abuse.

# in-court - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Victim in horrific abuse case: "Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast"

A 51-year-old Wicklow man is to be sentenced in February for raping and sexually assaulting two boys hundreds of times.

# in-court - Monday 21 December, 2015

"She's out": Relief among supporters as ex-Anglo official freed from jail

The original sentence should not have been so severe, Mr Justice George Birmingham said today.

Dubliner found guilty of murdering man he found lying in his bed

The victim’s mother said there were no adequate words to describe the “pain, anger and despair” she felt.

# in-court - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Man described by FBI as world's "largest facilitator of child porn" told he will be extradited

The US authorities want him to face charges of conspiring to distribute and advertise child pornography.

# in-court - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dundon brothers 'drip feeding' information about appeals to prosecutors

Appeals by the notorious criminal brothers have “dragged to a halt,” a lawyer for the DPP has claimed.

# in-court - Friday 11 December, 2015

Brutal attack on Zimbabwean man by teens "depressing" says judge

Two 18-year-olds were captured on CCTV brutally beating the 57-year-old man.

# in-court - Friday 4 December, 2015

Woman with Down syndrome could not consent to sex, court told

A man is accused of luring the woman back to his house and raping her after she became separated from her mother.

# in-court - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Stephen Cahoon found guilty of murdering pregnant mother-of-four

Today’s verdict at the Central Criminal Court comes after three trials over a period of six years.

# in-court - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Former Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan charged over pub assault

The deputy resigned from his party last month, citing concerns over the North-South Interconnector project.

# in-court - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Meath woman stole €132,000 from employer to repay money she had taken from previous job

26-year-old Amy McAuley went to her father “distraught” after she had committed the thefts.

# in-court - Monday 30 November, 2015

Judge asked not to jail Dublin man who had sex with 15-year-old

The man had sex with the girl after chatting with her online using a fake profile.

# in-court - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Man charged with IRA membership refuses to stand before judges

The Dublin man (54) was arrested in Laois yesterday by the Special Detective Unit.

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